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A popular wildflower around the world, the forget-me-not’s gorgeous, soft blue blooms delight in the early season garden or meadow. Whether you’re planting to help celebrate the life of a loved one, or simply love the delicate blue blooms on your property, this variety is sure to bring joy year after year. Forget-me-nots tolerate partial shade and make for fantastic cut flowers. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial.

Zones 3 - 8
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Mature Plant Size 10-18 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring to summer
SKU MYSG
One of the all-time world favorites among wildflowers, based on the lovely bloom and also the romantic legend of its name: A medieval knight, gathering blue flowers along a stream for his lady love, was suddenly swept away by flood waters. As he disappeared, he tossed the bouquet to his lady with the immortal words, “Forget me not.”

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Associated SKUs
MYSG
MYSQP (1/4 Pound)
MYSLB (1 Pound)
MYSLB5 (5 Pounds)
MYSLB10 (10 Pounds)
Common Name Forget Me Not
Botanical Name Myosotis sylvatica
Seed Life Cycle Perennials
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Blue
Mature Height 10-18 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring to summer
Ships As Seed
Coverage 1/4 lb covers 2,177 sq ft.
1 lb covers 8,710 sq ft.
5 lbs covers 1 acre
10 lbs covers 2 acres
Seeds Per Pound 816,466
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Native To Europe
Native To Europe and Asia
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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American MeadowsForget Me Not Seeds
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Low maintenance (5)
  • Reliable growth (5)
  • Long bloom time (4)
  • Pest resistant (4)
  • Vivid colors (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Large areas (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (4)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pretties of perennials

By 

from BIM LIE

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Most Beautiful Blue
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Border Control
  • Cut Flowers
  • Erosion Control
  • Flower-packets For Events
  • Indoor Pots
  • Large Areas
  • Raised Beds

Comments about American Meadows Forget Me Not Seeds:

This is the most beautiful of perennials. The plants are lovely early in the season with blooms covering what looks like a green birds nest upside down. Later the leaves develop stems and are leggier, with flowers stop, but still lovely. This is the best and most reliable blue flower I know of, heavenly massed in the garden.

 
5.0

Reliable Beauty

By 

from Princeton, NJi

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Forget Me Not Seeds:

      Nice flowers; reliable germination and blooms.

       
      5.0

      Great shade flower

      By 

      from Monument CO

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

      • Long Bloom Time
      • Low Maintenance
      • Pest Resistant
      • Reliable Growth

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about American Meadows Forget Me Not Seeds:

          We use these wonderful flowers all over our wildflower garden and also in our shady raised beds. They are delightful. When I deadhead them, they often bloom a second time! A great flower for shady areas.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Deer never touch this!!!

          By 

          from western Montana

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Pest Resistant
          • Reliable Growth
          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Erosion Control
            • Large Areas
            • Raised Beds

            Comments about American Meadows Forget Me Not Seeds:

            The deer in my area will browse on almost anything, whether or not it is "deer resistent." But they never touch the forget-me-nots. What a find! And the color is so lovely.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I love this plant!

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            from NC

            About Me Master Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance
            • Reliable Growth
            • Vivid Colors

            Cons

            • None at all

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows Forget Me Not Seeds:

            i have forget-me-nots in every shady nook and cranny in my garden. They have naturalised beautifully and reward me every spring by reflecting the sky onto my garden, and attracting and feeding the earliest of the wild bees.

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            USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

            To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

            • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
            • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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